Another OBE for animal welfare work
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, September 2006:
Alan Knight, chief executive of International Animal
Rescue and chair of British Divers Marine Life Rescue, is the third
animal advocate to receive the Order of the British Empire in 2006,
following Daphne Sheldrick, founder of the David Sheldrick Wildlife
Trust elephant and rhino orphanage in Kenya, and Stella Brewer
Marsden, founder of the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Association
sanctuary in Gambia.
Earlier recipients include Care For The Wild founder Bill
Jordan, now heading the Bill Jordan Wildlife Defence Fund (2005);
Dogs Trust chair Clarissa Baldwin (2003); and Animals Asia
Foundation founder Jill Robinson (1998).